Google Labs India has launched a new service called “Noticeboard,” that helps people access and share information over the Internet using public digital noticeboards. Using Google Noticeboard, communities can access a variety of relevant information. People can create text messages or record voice snippets and post them to one or more noticeboards.
Noticeboard is a Firefox extension that is installed and configured on shared computers by an operator. It requires to enable IMAP in Gmail to send messages. After the initial configuration, the Noticeboard application enables community members to exchange information over the Internet without an intermediary. As a part of the configuration, each community Noticeboard is associated with an email address and a list of contacts.